Prepare for Ramadan

My brothers and sisters, all praise and thanks be to Allahﷻ that he granted us another Ramadan. This is a gift the value of which depends on what we choose to do with it. It is up to us to make it as valuable as we wish. Rasoolullahﷺ gave a Khutba on Friday, which was… Continue reading Prepare for Ramadan

Build bridges

In this life you can be one of two things. You can be a wall builder or a bridge builder. I am a bridge builder. That is because walls keep people apart while bridges give them a way to meet. Building bridges is not about bringing someone from one side of the canyon to the… Continue reading Build bridges

Repair your relationships

The secret of influencing, happiness in this life, and a true resource is good relationships. Recently someone sent me a video about the longest running study in Harvard, on human behavior. It has been running for 84 years.   Dr. Robert Waldinger, director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development and co-author of ‘The Good… Continue reading Repair your relationships

To fail to try is the only failure

At God’s footstool to confess, A poor soul knelt and bowed his head. “I failed,” he cried, the Master said, “Thou didst thy best, that is success.”

Muslims are role models

Allahﷻ sent us Muslims with a job. That is why we exist. He said: كُنتُمْ خَيْرَ أُمَّةٍ أُخْرِجَتْ لِلنَّاسِ تَأْمُرُونَ بِٱلْمَعْرُوفِ وَتَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ ٱلْمُنكَرِ وَتُؤْمِنُونَ بِٱللَّهِ A’al Imraan 3: 110   You [Muslims] are the best people ever raised up for mankind; you enjoin Al-Ma’ruf (all that Islam has ordained) and forbid Al-Munkar (all that Islam… Continue reading Muslims are role models